Tag Archives: eid

Ramadan in the Sinai

I have just spent my first full month of Ramadan in the Sinai, Egypt. In the past I had experienced snippets of Ramadan before in other Arab countries, but never been here for the full length, so was kind of excited to see how things progress. Here is a little bit of background and a […]

Eid Mubarek! Trading cakes and smiles with Syrian refugees

Yesterday was the end of Ramadan, and the start of Eid el Ftar, the 3 day celebrations which mark the occasion. In Muslim countries around the world, everyone wears new clothes and goes from house to house visiting family and friends to drink tea and eat cakes made specially for the occasion. It is one […]